Head of Finance

Breast Cancer Now
14 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
35 hours per week 12 month fixed term maternity cover contract from May 2018 We're Breast Cancer Now, the UK's largest breast cancer charity – and we're dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease. We believe that if we all act now, by 2050, everyone who develops breast cancer will live and live well. The role It continues to be an exciting time for Breast Cancer Now as we embark on our new five–year Strategy. Our Corporate Services Directorate includes Finance, IT and Facilities and HR as well as the Business Planning and Legal functions. All teams provide a professional support service which enables us to work towards achieving our strategic objectives. This role is pivotal in working with and providing direction to these professional and committed people to support our vision. About you You will work closely with the Director of Finance and Corporate Services to manage the provision of a proactive financial service to the charity, and its subsidiary companies, that meets statutory and management requirements and supports the achievement of the charity's strategic objectives. Working as part of the Wider Leadership Team (WLT) you will help to deliver the organisational strategy and operations and actively participate in WLT meetings; presenting on financial matters where necessary. You will provide strong leadership and robust management of the finance team and deputise for the Director on financial matters to ensure the charity maintains appropriate, robust and continues to have effective financial internal controls. For further information and to apply For further information please download a copy of the application pack including a copy of the role profile, person specification and the benefits of working for Breast Cancer Now. Please click on the apply button to submit your CV and supporting statement through our online application process. Closing date: 11.59pm on Sunday 4 March 2018. Selection date: Thursday 15 and Friday 16 March 2018 (in our London office).